A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 113 km W of Brookings, Oregon (70 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 18:59:35 / August 10, 2017 @ 6:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:59:35 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Brookings in Oregon (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -125.6432 West, latitude 41.9063 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00ouhgr5, us2000a712. Id of event: us2000a712.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 113 km W of Brookings, Oregon. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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